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Hands-free Pulling: Taking the Strain and Stress Out of Cable Installs

Greenlee

Hands-free Pulling: Taking the Strain and Stress Out of Cable Installs

Running new services or upgrading existing ones can be difficult, even dangerous work. Installing the conduit, junction boxes and other related fittings is no walk in the park. From hanging strut to making bends to getting everything to fit together, the entire process can be backbreaking work. And with larger services … the hard work seems to increase exponentially.
Jobsite, Farm, or Cabin in the Woods: Portable Power-to-Go is a Must

Klein Tools, Inc.

Jobsite, Farm, or Cabin in the Woods: Portable Power-to-Go is a Must

Mobility and portability is a necessity today. As an electrician, you know that. When I was an electrical troubleshooter and installer, I was often on location before the power was installed … or when it was down. That meant I needed to either pack a long extension cord, run a gas generator, or use battery-powered tools and lights.
Shining a Light on Electrical Counterfeiting

ILSCO

Shining a Light on Electrical Counterfeiting

Wiring connectors and terminals are the kind of electrical product many contractors buy in bulk, without paying much attention to their details or markings. And if the products install normally, there might be no reason to think more about them.
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Look Ma – No Wires!

Light Efficient Design

Look Ma – No Wires!

Outdoor lighting serves so many purposes, from basic safety to wayfinding and illuminating advertising signage. But getting these fixtures installed can be expensive and involve trenching through existing concrete, asphalt and landscaping to get wiring into place.
Water Heater Timer Switches Can Help Throw Cold Water on Rising Electricity Bills

Intermatic, Inc.

Water Heater Timer Switches Can Help Throw Cold Water on Rising Electricity Bills

If I were to ask you which home appliance uses the most electricity, you might turn first to the refrigerator (after the central air conditioning unit, that is). Ten or so years ago, you might have been right, but improved energy efficiency standards have bumped refrigerators down a notch in a home’s electricity usage.
New Construction Lighting Allows Contractors to String it Along

Voltec Power & Lighting

New Construction Lighting Allows Contractors to String it Along

Location lighting is a critical component in ensuring construction safety, but when a job is under construction, permanent, installed fixtures often aren’t available. So, contractors turn to temporary lighting options. While stand-mounted fixtures can help in individual rooms, string lights are a go-to for larger areas.
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